There’s a lot of great research published about development and I find it hard to keep up, as the pile of reading on my desk grows higher and higher. If you’re short on time this week (like me) then I recommend putting these two at the top of your pile – ONE’s DATA Report and Charles Kenny’s essay on the SDGs.
This is a guest blog by Pavrita Rana, a Coordinator at Open Nepal. The full, original version of this blog can be found on Open Nepal’s website here. Open Data Day is celebrated internationally every year, where people in different cities across the world come together to liberate data, write applications, create visualizations, and hack […]
This is a guest blog post from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief Sharing and using reliable data is essential for improving international development programs and holding donors and partners accountable for impact. That is why the principles of data quality, transparency, participation and collaboration are at the heart of efforts by the United […]
This is a guest blog by Ravindra Shakya, Country Director, Restless Development Nepal Young people make up a huge part of Nepal’s population, and many of them struggle to find formal employment. Starting small enterprises is a common way to try to make a living, but youth often lack access to the skills and support […]
This guest blog has been written by Craig Fagan of Transparency International. More than a decade since 9 December has become known as International Anti-Corruption Day, it is clear that this day could equally be called Anti-Poverty Day. Corruption indicators, both national and global, show that it is the poorest countries and poorest people that […]
The world’s first Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) launched in Costa Rica today, and is set to transform the way governments publish contracting data. The OCDS is a product of the Open Contracting Partnership (OCP), developed by the World Wide Web Foundation through a project supported by the Omidyar Network and the World Bank. It […]